Two deadly shootings on Feb. 24 added to Washington, DC’s dismal homicide count in 2019. The count now stands at 26, nearly an 86 percent increase since the same time last year.
According to press releases, during the evening hours Sunday, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department found 33-year-old Mark Mosley suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on the 600 block of 46th Place, SE. He died on the scene.
Earlier that day, officers found 30-year-old David Elijah Brandon suffering from multiple gunshot wounds on the 4300 block of Georgia Avenue, NW. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
Police have not apprehended any suspects in connection to the two murders.
In addition to the shootings, there is an arrest warrant out for 37 year-old Juvon Julian Searles for allegedly fatally shooting 46 year-old Paul Williams, Jr. on the 800 block of R Street, NW on July 24, 2018. He is wanted for second-degree murder while armed.
Searles is described as a 37 year-old black male, 6’1” tall, 249 pounds, medium complexion, brown eyes, and black hair. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE — 50411. Up to a $25,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.